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Old Wed May 15, 2019, 02:48pm
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Originally Posted by Raymond View Post
So why does it matter if he's actually touching the ball when he steps on the division line?
Because player control doesn't appear to be part of the backcourt rule.

"While in player control, a ball handler, or dribbler, must not step into the backcourt", would be nice, but it's not the rule.

That's the way I call it every time, but it's not the rule.

We need to throw in 4-4-1, or 9-3-1-Note, or purpose and intent, or something else I'm missing, to complete the rule interpretation.
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